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Glenn Jordan joined the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram in 1994 to cover the fledgling Portland Sea Dogs. A native of Vermont, he was a philosophy major in college who worked at two newspapers in New Hampshire and one in Connecticut before moving to Maine and settling down. He spent his first two years of marriage living in the keepers quarters of the Portland Head Light and has three children, all of them excellent spellers. In addition to baseball, he has covered nearly every sport played in Maine, from biathlon and curling to running and sailing. You can find him near cross country trails in fall, pools and ski slopes in winter and tennis courts in spring. He also covers the Red Claws, Maine’s D-League basketball affiliate. When not holding a notepad, he finds time for checkers and pickleball.

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  • Published
    January 15, 2022

    Portland Expo fans welcome Tacko back to town

    A favorite when he drew capacity crowds to Red Claws games in the winter of 2019-20, Tacko Fall now toils for the Cleveland Charge, G-League affiliate of the parent Cavaliers.

  • Published
    December 27, 2021

    Skiing: 10 girls, 10 boys to watch in southern Maine

    After a winter without state championships, there are bound to be surprises. Here are some of the leading candidates to climb atop a podium come February.

  • Published
    December 27, 2021

    Skiing: Gorham Alpine skiers keep on trucking

    Juniors Owen Ballard, Sam Munkacsi and Trent Stevens personify their team’s scrappy, blue-collar approach to Alpine skiing.

  • Published
    December 27, 2021

    Skiing: Teams to watch in southern Maine

    Following a winter without state championships, several schools are looking to pick up where they left off in 2020. Others are eager to make their mark.

  • Published
    December 14, 2021

    High school teams are back in the swim of things this season

    After a truncated season in which competitions were entirely virtual, swimmers and divers in Maine are grateful to return to the pool – even if it’s a different pool.

  • Published
    December 14, 2021

    Swimming: Teams to watch in southern Maine

    Following a season of virtual meets and no state championships, surprise teams are bound to emerge this winter. Here’s a look at the most promising squads in the region.

  • Published
    December 14, 2021

    Swimming: 10 girls, 10 boys to watch in southern Maine

    Coming off an unusual season, it’s hard to predict who will wind up high on the podium in February. Here are 20 of the top contenders.

  • Published
    December 4, 2021

    Boys’ cross country: 2021 Varsity Maine All-State team

    Zach Barry, Scarborough senior: After winning the Southern Maine regional, Barry placed fifth in Class A at the state meet. Earlier in the fall, he placed fourth at the Festival of Champions, a week before putting forth his fastest 5K (16 minutes, 12 seconds) at Smiling Hill in Westbrook. He plans to continue his running […]

  • Published
    December 4, 2021

    Girls’ cross country: 2021 Varsity Maine All-State team

    Thea Crowley, George Stevens Academy junior: Crowley was the Class C runner-up with the second-fastest time (18 minutes, 21 seconds) of all three state meets. She was one of three girls to average below 6:00 per mile. She also earned all-New England honors by finishing eighth in Thetford, Vermont. Cary Drake, York sophomore: Drake was […]

  • Published
    December 4, 2021

    Boys’ cross country Runner of the Year: Abbott Valentine, Hampden Academy

    The senior won the individual Class A title and led the Hampden boys to their first state championship in program history.

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